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Masquerade in Monte Carlo, CSUSM’s Annual Gala: June 18

News Release by Margaret Chantung

Guests will don masks and Kellogg Plaza will be lit up in lights for this year’s California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) gala, “Masquerade in Monte Carlo.” Hosted by President Karen Haynes and the CSUSM Foundation Board, the event will take place at the university on Saturday, June 18 at 6 p.m.

Each year hundreds of CSUSM friends and donors, regional business and civic leaders, alumni, faculty, students and staff attend the annual gala. This year, guests will enjoy an enchanting evening with live music, casino games, silent and live auctions, gourmet dining, hosted cocktails and dancing. Proceeds from the event support innovative research, student programming and the professional development of faculty. Tickets are still available for $250 a person.

"For over 26 years, Cal State San Marcos has proudly worked to prepare its students as tomorrow’s leaders, build great communities and solve critical issues,” said CSUSM Foundation Board Chairman Jack Raymond. “Join us as we celebrate this truly unique university and raise funds to promote its future success.”

CSUSM would also like to thank this year’s sponsors:

Gold Sponsors ($10,000)

CSUSM Extended Learning


Tri-City Medical Center

Silver Sponsors ($5,000)

Hunter Industries

Jack and Caroline Raymond

Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians

Stone Brewing, Co.

University Auxiliary and Research Services Corporation (UARSC)

Cocktail Reception Sponsor ($5,000)

Markstein Beverage Co.

Table Sponsors ($3,000)

Community Strategies Group, Inc. & Newland Communities

CSU Institute for Palliative Care at San Marcos

CSUSM Alumni Association

CSUSM College of Business Administration

CSUSM College of Education, Health and Human Services

CSUSM College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences

CSUSM College of Science and Mathematics

CSUSM Community Engagement

Josh & Jacqueline Pack

Kaiser Permanente

Palomar Health

PCL Construction / Gensler

Carmen Rene

The San Diego Foundation

ViaSat, Inc.

Vista Community Clinic

Welk Resorts

Valet Sponsor ($2,000)

Cox Communications, Inc.

Sponsorships are still available. For more information as well as ticket sales, visit: or call 760-750-4408.